Fermented Carrot Ginger and Horseradish Relish

Hi, Happy New Year!
This is another totally tasty fermented relish.
I’m using grated carrots, grated ginger and grated horseradish.
It’s super easy, super quick, super cheap, you just need to be a little bit  patient as it ferments itself.

The first thing i do is to make the brine so it’s room temperature when I need it. I boil one litre of filtered water to 15g of salt Himalayan or sea salt but not table salt.I peel and grate 500g of carrots, I’m also using my all time favorite horseradish, finely grated and fresh ginger, making the whole thing taste so lovey and, ginger is fabulously anti-inflammatory.

Massage all the vegetables together and fill up your your Kilner jars.
Pack it really tight, really push the vegetable down.Fill up with the brine and you need something to keep the vegetables under water at all times.
I prefer to use a cabbage stem and leaves but you can also use a brine filled plastic bag like I did here.If the bag, for some reason split it’s just full of the brine that’s in there anyway so it doesn’t matter.
Put a little clip on the bag, push down your veg and close the lid.
Now you need a little bit of patience.

You want to burp these wild ferments now and then, maybe once a day or at least once every second day to make sure they don’t explode.
After seven to ten days in a fairly warm space you relish should be ready.

I love this relish, it’s so easy to do and it’s spicy and tangy and so lovely!
It goes fabulously well together with so many types of foods and it really elevates our health because it’s so full friendly bacteria.

Update 2017 with loads of fermented vegetables and your health will be in a better place than it was 2016!

Fermented Carrot, Ginger and horseradish Relish
Ingredients:

– Carrots 500 gram

– Fresh horseradish 36 gram

– Fresh ginger 10 gram

– Brine 15 gram of salt to 1 litre of water

Directions
1. Grate the carrots in a food processor or by hand, grate the ginger and horseradish finely.
2. Mix by hand and pack in a kilner jar. Add the brine so the veg is covered use a plastic bag filled with brine to press the veg under water.
3. leave for 7-10 days, taste as you go along, and don’t forget to burp your babies 🙂

♥L

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Turmeric Latte

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As the winter nights draw closer bring in some warmth and sunshine with this Turmeric latte!
The spice turmeric contains a super powerful pigment called curcumin.
It’s one of the most powerful antioxidants found and it comes with strong anti-inflammatory action so really good for auto-immune disorders.
Researchers  has also found it has anti-carcinogenic action so may protect the body against cancer.
The only problem is it’s not easily absorbed by the body, so to boost absorption I blend it  in warm milk and also add some black pepper.
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Turmeric Latte

– 1 and 1/2 cup almond milk

– piece of fresh turmeric

– piece of fresh ginger

– stevia or maple syrup

– cinnamon

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Lime, Ginger and Tahini Dressing

 

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After a very indulgent Easter weekend I’m really looking forward to chew on some proper rabbit food i.e. salads.
I’m prepping my Spicy Autumn Salad that you can find here for lunch (it works as well during spring) but I’m using the above Lime, Ginger and Tahini dressing.
It’s one of my favourite dressings and perfect when you need to jazz up your veg.
It goes with most salads and I sometimes make a double batch and bring with me to work where they have a good salad bar but the dressings are not that healthy.

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Lime, Ginger and Tahini Dressing
Ingredients:

– 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice

– 2 tablespoons tahini

– 2 tablespoons tamari sauce

– 2 tablespoons raw apple vinegar

– 1 tablespoon coconut nectar

– 1/4 cup water

– 1/2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

-1/4 teaspoon crushed chillies

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Raw Orange, Beetroot and Ginger Soup

 

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This is a great little fresh nutritious-rich soup for one.
You actually only need the veg, the turmeric and cumin I add because they come with amazing health benefits and because it fits.
A lot of raw foods have oil or nuts in them making them quite calori-dense.
Not this one, so perfect if you need to prepare for the party season 🙂

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Serves 1

Ingredients:

– 1 orange

– 1 beetroot

– piece of ginger

– 1-2 spring onions

– 1/2 cup water or coconut water

– dash of cumin

– dash of turmeric

– salt & pepper

♥L

See more videos: Raw Chocolate and Zucchini dessert, Vitamin D-Boosted Marinated Mushroom, Spicy Autumn Salad, Kale Salad, Super detox Salad, Raw Broccoli and Pesto salad,
Cucumber and Avocado Soup, How to ferment Vegetables

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Video: Fermented Pear and Ginger Chutney

Hi everyone,
This Lacto Fermented Pear & Ginger Chutney is great way to get more probiotics in your diet and as an extra bonus it tastes divine.

Ingredients:
3 pears
1/2 teaspoon Probiotic powder
date paste made by soaking 7 dates in water over night and then mixing
1/2 cup raisins
1 tablespoon of grated ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon Chinese 5 spice

I forgot to say in the video that when the fermentation is done put it straight in the fridge this will stop the fermentation. It keeps in the fridge for about a month.

XX L
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